|March 2, 2015||Posted by admin under 2015, cataract, Conferences, ISMSICS|
DOWNLOAD BROCHURE AND REGISTRATION FORM (4.9MB pdf)
Cataract surgery is the most common procedure performed in eye departments and forms the backbone of most practices & eye care programs. It has evolved greatly in the past two decades and phacomulsification and manual small incision cataract surgery are today techniques of choice to treat cataract.
The International Society for Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgeons (ISMSICS) is organizing its 8th International event, the 1st World Congress on SICS in Pune, India from 4-6th December 2015. The Comprehensive Cataract Conference (CCC) shall have deliberation on all aspects of cataract surgery from operation theatre preparation & sterilization to patient selection & positioning, surgical technique, postoperative care & refraction. It will have a wide array of live surgical demonstrations of various types of cataract surgery & focus on the entire gamut of cataract management. Nearly 20 faculties from 8 countries have confirmed and we expect more. There would be sessions on concomitant management of cataract & glaucoma, cataract & petrygium and cataract & posterior segment problems (uveitis, vitrectomised eye, diabetic maculopathy, etc).
Pune is a green, historical city with salubrious climate. December is very pleasant, may be a bit chilly. This cultural capital of Maharashtra has numerous hill stations and world heritage sites within few hours driving distance. The Mumbai International airport is just 3 hours away. Please confirm your participation at earliest so we can give you the best facilities in December. Please do contact any of us if you have any queries. There is our website www.ismsics.org and www.poseye.org for further details.
You could also send your registrations & free paper abstracts by post to the ISMSICS office address. There is a competition section with attractive prizes for the free papers & posters. But registration is mandatory for presentation. (Dr. Gogate’s Eye Clinic, 102-Kumar Garima, Tadiwala Road, Pune-411001. Ph : 020-66027227, 26059723, 9am to 6pm). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Amulya Sahu
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|February 11, 2015||2015, AIOS, Video|
All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS) OPL (Ophthalmic Premiere League) (Video) To watch the video please click on the link below : https://www.dropbox.com/sh/iwnw86dflnjrw3z/AACFZq98YzvFrGBS4sPDicxxa?dl=0 (207) Like this:Like Loading… more
|January 29, 2015||2015, vitreo-retina|
“Chemo-Vitrectomy” for Macular Hole with Ocriplasmin I am quite fortunate to be able to visit the Tun Hussain Onn National Eye Institute and Hospital, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia at least twice a year. Even more fortunate is the fact that whenever I come, Dr Pall Singh FRCS, FRCOphth, a very senior Vitreo-retina specialist of the hospital, […] more
|January 26, 2015||2015, Article, Neuro-ophthalmology, Optics & Refraction, Sameera Irfan|
Update on Amblyopia & Strabismus Management FACTS REGARDING AMBLYOPIA : 1) Various animal studies have shown that in amblyopic eyes, the 2nd neurons in the Lateral Geniculate body and occipital cortical cells are not degenerated or dead (apoptosis), they are merely SHRUNKEN. Hence they can be made to work again. 2) Binocularly driven cells in…
|January 12, 2015||2015, Conferences, IIRSI, Information|
Scientific Programme of IIRSI 2015 at Chennai from July 4th – 5th, 2015 (Intra-Ocular Implant & Refractive Society of India) To Download the brochure of the programme please Click Here (1.6 MB pdf) On Behalf of : Prof Amar Aggarwal Dr. Agarwal’s eye hospital 19 cathedral road Chennai 600086 India (158) Like this:Like Loading… more
|December 31, 2014||Posted by admin under 2015, Admin|
Wishing all the members a very happy 2015. May we all share our experiences and knowledge even more in the coming year and strive to achieve academic excellence in the coming year. We owe it to ourselves and we owe it to our patients. Let us all resolve to always keep “The Patient First” ….
Dr Sarbjit Singh (115)
|December 28, 2014||Posted by admin under 2014, Adenexa & Conjunctiva, Article, Conjunctiva, Cornea, Sameera Irfan|
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|December 14, 2014||Posted by admin under 2014, Abstract, cataract, news, Pharmacology|
VANCOUVER, BC — Statin therapy significantly elevates the risk of developing cataracts severe enough to warrant surgery, suggests analyses of two distinct cohorts, one from Canada and another from the US, that add to a hazy landscape of prior studies variously concluding for or against such a risk for the widely used drugs.
For now, the possibility of such a risk from statins and its potential mechanisms should be explored in prospective trials, “especially in light of increased statin use for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and the importance of acceptable vision in old age, when cardiovascular disease is common,” according to the report, published in the December 2014 issue of the Canadian Journal of Cardiology with lead author Dr Stephanie J Wise (University of British Columbia, Vancouver).
“However, because the relative risk is low and because cataract surgery is (more…) (343)